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Re: Problem with rare cases where browser seems to use HTTP 1.0 instead of 1.1

Hi Russell,

well, it's a server on the internet. Neither is the webserver itself 
connected by a proxy nor is the person connecting to the server 
connected using a proxy. That's what really strikes me.

I also took a look at the "downgrade-1.0"-switches in httpd.conf etc. 
- but they are just normal and only affect MSIE 4.x regarding the 

Hmm - any ideas why IE all of a sudden might "fallback" to HTTP/1.0 
instead of the HTTP/1.1 it always used? A really, really strange 
thing to me and I don't know where to search unfortunately :-(


On 22 Oct 2003 at 1:30, Russell Coker wrote:

> On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 00:36, Stefan Neufeind wrote:
> > My question is just: Why does the browser (MS IE 6.0, Windows 98,
> > ...) query the Apache 1.3.28-server with HTTP 1.0? It occurs only
> > under rare and non-reproducable circumstances but "from time to
> > time". When the problem occurs it's possible to reproduce the
> > problem for some time and after a few minutes it's gone again.
> >
> > When the problem occurs on PC1, it's at the same time reproduceable
> > on my PC as well. After a few minutes the problem is gone. But on
> > both PCs I have IE 6.0 with latest patches applied.
> Do you administer all routers between the PCs and the server in
> question?
> If not then are you certain that someone hasn't installed a broken
> transperant proxy/cache?
> One time I was working for an ISP and suddenly we started having some
> weird web browsing errors.  It took about a day to realise that our
> "colleagues" who ran the routers had installed a transperant caching
> proxy without bothering to inform us.
> The main symptom of a hostile proxy deployment is when groups of
> machines suddenly stop/start working in unison.

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